Executive Director, Head of Marketing and Business Development, PwC Professor of Business Practice, Skolkovo Foundation
Svetlana was born in Moscow on January 3, 1968. In 1990, she graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Geography Department, with a diploma in Geography of World Economy. She also studied at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest and received MBA from the University of Chicago School of Business (2015).
In 1992 – 2000, Svetlana was a Head of Information and Analytical Support and Public Relations at Media-Most.
2001 – 2003: First Vice President at Company for Public Relations Development (CROS)
2003 – 2014: Director General, RIA Novosti news agency
2016 – 2017: Senior Vice President at Sberbank of Russia
2017 – present: Executive Director, Head of Marketing and Business Development, PwC
- Member of the Board of Trustees at Podari Zhizn charity foundation for children with oncohematology diseases (founded by Chulpan Khamatova);
- Member of the Board at Friends charity foundation (chaired by Ivan Urgant);
- Member of the Board of Trustees at Vykhod (Way Out) foundation that provides assistance in solving the problems of autism in Russia (established by Avdotya Smirnova);
- Member of the Board at Method Center foundation for the development of the system to search for missing people (founded by Irina Vorobyeva).